Build

  • Increase our construction spend by another $30 million over the 2018 baseline of $83.5, or for a total of $280.5 million in spending, over the period of 2019-2021.

Year Four Progress: Increased spend by $10 million, for a total of $93.8 million in 2019.

  • Increase spend with Maryland MBE/WBE/DBE vendors by $30M over the next three years (from 2015-2018).

Year One Progress: Increased spend by $59 million with Maryland M/W/DBE vendors.

Year Two Progress: Increased spend by $6 million with Maryland M/W/DBE vendors in 2017, for a total increase of $65 million over the 2015 baseline.

Year Three Progress: Increased spend by more than $2 million over 2015 baseline with Maryland M/W/DBE vendors, for a total of $67.7 million increase over the baseline.

  • Partner with BLocal companies to create a Contractors College that will provide support to growing Baltimore-based contractors.

Year One Progress: Participated in the BLocal BUILD College.

Year Two Progress: Participated in the BLocal BUILD College.

Year Three Progress: Participated in the BLocal BUILD College.

Year Four Progress: Participated in the BLocal BUILD College.

  • Identify MBE/WBE/DBE general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors that can join in a mentoring relationship with Whiting-Turner on Johns Hopkins’ Baltimore area projects. In 2016, Whiting-Turner will start a relationship with two new mentees and increase one per year for the following two years for a total of four by the end of 2018.

Year One Progress: Confirmed three new mentee relationships with Commercial Interiors, Mahogany, and Harbor Bank.

Year Two Progress: Confirmed one new mentee/partner relationships with Matos.

Year Three Progress: Confirmed one new mentee/partner THG Companies.

Year Four Progress: Continued to expand Build dollars committed to existing mentee/partner firms and add new mentee/partner relationships.

Hire

  • Hire 25 candidates interested in engineering, construction, and business administration from the Hire One Youth Program.

Year One Progress: Hired 25 youths through the Hire One Youth program in 2016.

Year Two Progress: Hired 26 youths through the Hire One Youth program in 2017.

Year Three Progress:In year three, we facilitated 22 City Youth Program positions.

Year Four Progress: Hired 27 Baltimore City youths in 2019.

  • Continue to meet participation goals for local hiring and workforce training on all Johns Hopkins construction projects through our partnerships with Project Jumpstart and other workforce training programs.

Year One Progress: Hired nine Baltimore City residents in 2016.

Year Two Progress: Hired 38 Baltimore City residents in 2017.

Year Three Progress: Hired 38 Baltimore City residents in 2018.

Year Four Progress: In 2019 we filled 12 intern positions with local city college students. We also hired 18 new full-time hires from Baltimore City.

Buy

  • Increase non-construction spend from minority, Baltimore-based businesses by by $315,000 over the 2018 baseline of $2 million, during the period of 2019-2021. The baseline 2018 non-construction spend (minority and City) was $2 million. This equates to a total non-construction spend target of $6.315 million over this 3-year period.

Year Four Progress: Spent $3.13 million with local, minority vendors in 2019, an increase of $1.13 million over the baseline.

  • Endeavor to increase non-construction spend with Baltimore-based businesses, including those owned by minorities and women, to $100,000/year by the end of 2018.

Year One Progress: Spent $1.34 million with local diverse companies in 2016, an increase of $257,000 compared to 2015.

Year Two Progress: Spent $1.72 million with local diverse companies in 2017, an increase of $380,000 compared to 2016.

Year Three Progress: Spent over $2 million with local diverse companies in 2018, double that of the baseline in 2016.

  • Whiting-Turner holds Get Down to Business events three times a year to increase the visibility of our portfolio of projects among the MBE/WBE/DBE business community. We will invite and encourage the attendance of Johns Hopkins (University, Medicine, Real Estate, APL) to present projects at these events.

Year One Progress: Held three Get Down to Business events attended by 335 vendors showcasing 108 projects.

Year Two Progress: Held three Get Down to Business events attended by 360 vendors showcasing 90 projects.

Year Three Progress: Held three Get Down to Business events attended by 435 vendors showcasing 82 projects.

Year Four Progress: Held fifteen Get Down to Business events attended by 800 vendors showcasing 150 projects.

About Whiting-Turner

G.W.C. Whiting and LeBaron Turner founded The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in Baltimore in 1909 on the belief that integrity, engineering talent, and a dedication to our customers would make us the very best in the construction industry. For more than a century, our success and reputation in the marketplace have been testaments to their wisdom.

Whiting-Turner

Contact

Tony Moag
Anthony.Moag@Whiting-Turner.com
410-337-5898

Website

www.whiting-turner.com